06605046-n 'an inoffensive or indirect expression that is substituted for one that is considered offensive or too harsh';
Catalan eufemisme
English euphemism ( )
Basque eufemismo
Farsi حسن تعبیر
Finnish kiertoilmaus , eufemismi
French euphémisme
Galician eufemismo
Croatian eufemizam
Indonesian kiasan , eufemisme
Italian eufemismo , eufemia
Japanese 婉曲語法
Dutch verbloeming , eufemisme
Polish eufemizm
Portuguese eufemismo
Romanian eufemism
Slovene evfemizem
Thai คำรื่นหู
Malaysian kiasan , eufemisme
Definitions
Japanese
攻撃的、または辛辣すぎると思われる表現の代わりに使用する、当たりさわりのない、または間接的な表現
Romanian
Cuvânt sau expresie care, în vorbire sau în scris, înlocuiește un cuvânt sau o expresie neplăcută, jignitoare, necuviincioasă sau obscenă, respectând paralelismul de sens
English
an inoffensive or indirect expression that is substituted for one that is considered offensive or too harsh
Relations
Hypernym: saying
In Domain–Usage: asleep neutralization passing collateral_damage sanitation_department bowel_movement leak
Antonym: dysphemism
Semantic Field: communicationn
External Links

SUMO: ⊂ LinguisticExpression

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